Adventures » Apply for OA Ocean Adventure

2015 Ocean Adventure Dates:

Session #1 May 26 - June 4
Session #2 June 1 - June 10
Session #3 June 7 - June 16
Session #4 June 13 - June 22
Session #5 June 19 - June 28
Session #6 June 25 - July 4
Session #7 July 1 - July 10
Session #8 July 7 - July 16
Session #9 July 13 - July 22
Session #10 July 19 - July 28

How to Apply

Complete the application, have it approved by both your Scout Executive and Lodge Adviser, and receive parental permission if you are under age 18. Mail your completed application and $100.00 deposit to:

Order of the Arrow
Boy Scouts of America
P O Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079

APPLICANT SELECTION PROCESS

  • Preference Assignment Period: All applications received (and approved by the local Scout Executive or OA Staff Adviser) prior to December 31, 2014 will be considered for Preference Assignment. Those candidates who meet the requirements and standards of OAOA will be assigned (by order of receipt of approved application) their first available session choice (based on availability). Applicants will be informed by email and will have 60 days to confirm their participation by making the full program payment. Participants who fail to do this will lose their reservation. Those applicants who do not meet the program requirements / standards or cannot attend the available sessions will be placed on a general applicant waitlist until all slots are filled or applicant requests refund.

  • General Applicant and Waitlist Review Period: If space is still available, approved general applications received will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and slotted (by order of receipt of approved application) into available slots beginning January 1, 2015 until all remaining slots are filled or applicant requests a refund. General applicants selected will be notified by email and will have 60 days to confirm their participation by making full program payment. Participants who fail to do this will lose their reservation.

  • Refunds and Cancellation: Those applicants not accepted to the program will have their deposit/fees returned. Selected participants that cancel before March 31, 2015 are eligible for a refund, minus their deposit. No-shows or participants who cancel after March 31, 2015 will forfeit all fees paid.

  • Program Packet: Beginning in January (2015), selected OAOA participants will receive a packet of materials in the mail, preparing them for their Sea Base experience.

The application is available below in Adobe PDF format. You'll need to print it out, get it filled in and signed, and then mail it to the National Office.

2014 Ocean Adventure Application